The Cancer garden is a haven for those who love summer, the beach, and the moon. They'll plant a variety of fruits and veggies: especially melons. Their flowers will pop with color and diversity. The Cancer garden has a moon gate, gorgeous water features, and seashell mulch to prevent weeds.
A Gemini garden should be a place of wonder, beauty, and excitement. There should be a blast of green flora, unusual flowers bobbing in the wind, citrus fruits hanging from branches, and serpentine paths. The Gemini garden is ideal for the meditative thinker and the party host who wants to dazzle.
Taurus gardens are truly beautiful landscapes. They mix all the charms of spring with an appreciation for beauty and romance. Taurus gardens could easily get inspiration from the Victorian Era: terracotta paths, stone features, gorgeous greenhouses, and gas lamps. Taurus = fruits, veggies, flora.
The Aries garden should be a blast of red. It should have a variety of plants, dazzling features, and plenty of entertaining sights for guests. You want your garden to be rich with flowers and fruits. There is also space to play yard games and experiment with an outdoor pizza oven.
How much mulch is enough? Which mulch is right for your yard? How do you apply it properly? Learn the answers to these questions along with the many benefits of mulch.
The next time you find yourself in a rut, take a walk and see what nature has to offer. Be inspired by what gardeners are doing to enhance our environment. Strike up a conversation. Take the knowledge you gain home with you. Create your own backyard oasis.
I've included my step-by-step process of creating a backyard labyrinth near my garden beds for use as a walking meditation.
Here is how I removed a tough layer of grass and weed from my yard and converted the muddy clay soil underneath into a nice, fluffy garden plot for planting. I did this without power any power tools; just my own labor, and sturdy equipment.
Making a beautiful garden can be very costly, but read on to find a crafty way to make your own rustic field stone planters for just a few dollars or pennies and save a fortune.
Looking for upcycling projects or ideas for what to do with old ladders? This article will show you how to make a garden trellis from an old ladder.
Trees are beautiful additions to any landscape and yard. However, not all trees are created equal. Many beautiful trees are prone to shedding not only leaves, but branches, nuts, cones, or other debris throughout the year. Here are five trees that require a lot of maintenance.
Landscaping can be very simple when you choose low-maintenance plants. These beautiful plants will beautify your yard with very little effort.
A presentation of different solutions to hillside erosion and approaches to landscaping these areas, with a focus on plants that sustain wildlife.
A how-to guide for avoiding garden problems in the future by planning in advance. Suggestions have been included to assist you in making wise choices for your landscape design.
To build a natural dry-stone retaining wall, prepare the site: plan for good drainage, proper width-height ratio, and distance between tiers. Lay high quality stones and use a geotextile backing to ensure the wall lasts a long time.